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August 1972 Newsletter (The Cobra Club)

Dear Cobraphiles,

The Michigan Region of the Cobra Club is proud to announce it's second annual "Cobra Convention". Labor Day weekend has been chosen for this event, with the meeting and party scheduled for Sunday, August 31, 1972 and Road Racing scheduled for Monday, September 1, 1972. There will be no charge on Sunday and the festivities will begin at noon. Regional Director, Phil DiMambro, will host the gathering at his home on Cobra Circle in Franklin Village, Michigan. The Shelby Owners Association is cordially invited and Cobras, Shelbys and some miscellaneous exotics will be on display all afternoon about the grounds.

The Cobra Club's expanded files and photo albums will be available for browsing. A concession stand will be setup for purchasing of lunches, with beer and wine being sold all afternoon. There will be a short meeting at 2:00p.m. to discuss the rules and regulations for the following day's competition event. A large tent will be used for dancing and mingling through the evening, with the activities beginning at 8:00p.m. There will be a cash bar with music provided by "McIntosh". The party will end at 11:30p.m.

On Monday, September 1, 1972 the Cobra Club will sponsor a full day of racing at Waterford Hills Raceway.



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Originally formed as the COBRA Club in 1972. Established as a Region of SAAC in 1975. One of the oldest SAAC Regions in the United States